SnowdonArtPrints

Fine art prints by Alexandra Snowdon

Edinburgh, United Kingdom On Etsy since 2012

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SnowdonArtPrints

Fine art prints by Alexandra Snowdon

Edinburgh, United Kingdom | 1,980 Sales

Announcement    Hand drawn original lino cuts and archival quality giclee art prints

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Last updated on Sep 20, 2019

Hand drawn original lino cuts and archival quality giclee art prints

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Alexandra Snowdon

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About SnowdonArtPrints

Sales 1,980
On Etsy since 2012

Original lino cut and fine art giclée prints lovingly lettered and illustrated by hand.

I spent the first 20 years of my creative career as a graphic designer but always felt like a square peg in a round hole, knowing deep down that my real strengths lay in illustration and hand lettering. After taking a year off to travel in my mid thirties I decided to return to University part time to concentrate on developing my illustration skills. Fitting my studies in around my job was challenging but rewarding and it was during this time that I discovered my passion for printmaking.

I graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a first class degree in 2009 and spent a busy couple of years building up my business in my spare time. In 2012 decided to leave behind my graphic design career to become a full time illustrator. I now feel very lucky to be doing the work I love every day.

I still love travelling and that is where I find much of my inspiration. I always come home full of fresh enthusiasm and new ideas after a trip away.

The lettering and illustrations in my prints are all created by hand, starting off as tiny doodles in my sketchbook. I complete the finished pieces using ink (if I want the design to be bold and striking) or pencil and watercolours (for a softer look). The designs are then either transferred to a lino block for hand printing or output on my giclée printer using fade resistant, archival inks.

I keep computer usage to a minimum, using it mainly as a tool to rescale and clean up my artwork. I like to leave evidence of all the human quirks and imperfections though, in today's increasingly digitised world I think that's something to be cherished.

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    I'm an illustrator and hand lettering artist based in Edinburgh, Scotland's beautiful capital city. This is where you'll find my range of hand drawn, original lino cut prints and fine art, archival giclée prints.

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Last updated on June 5, 2018
Hello and welcome to Snowdon prints, the home of all prints designed and illustrated by Alexandra Snowdon.

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be delighted with your purchase and will offer you a refund or exchange on return of the original item if you change your mind. All return shipping costs however will need to be paid by yourself unless the item is faulty.

If you require a refund or exchange please contact me in the first instance within 3 days of receipt of the item.
Payment
I accept payment by Paypal and all cards accepted by Etsy.
Shipping
I will ship your item within 24 hours of receipt of your order (on business days).

All items are shipped from the UK.

Shipping within the UK usually takes 1-2 days.
Shipping to Europe usually takes 3-5 business days.
Shipping to the US usually takes 5-10 business days.
Shipping to the Rest of the World can take between 7-15 business days depending on the postal service in your country.

In order to keep my shipping prices affordable, I ship overseas items by International Airmail, this unfortunately has no tracking facility. If you would like your parcel to have a tracking number please contact me before you place your order and I will get back to you promptly with a price.

Duties and local taxes
Purchasers are responsible for any duties and/or taxes levied at the point of entry into the destination country.

Items posted within the UK are shipped first class by Royal Mail so should arrive with you within 1-2 days of shipping.

My shipping prices cover all packaging and postage costs and I try to keep them as low as possible. I make every effort to ensure your parcel arrives to you unharmed and in perfect condition.

Please note that items cannot be considered lost in the post until 10 weeks after dispatch outside the UK and 4 weeks after dispatch within the UK.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you would like a custom order or are interested in stocking my items on a wholesale basis please message me, thanks!